Jan Ruess – In one year lost 63 pounds, 9 inches off her waist and plummeted from size 2X to 10/12

“I pretty much resigned myself to being a big fat lady for the rest of my life.”

That changed in a big way after Jan followed the Fat Burning Machine™ plan and dropped 65 pounds.

Most importantly, she has kept the weight off for over two years.

In 1990, Jan decided to quit smoking. Like many people who quit smoking, Jan turned to food as a reward for staying away from cigarettes. Her weight slowly crept up to 238 pounds; not ideal for her 5-foot-3 frame. Soon she was taking heart pills, suffering from aching joints and her once bubbly personality faded as she…Read More »

Fat Burning Machine Success Story: Sandi Scrimgeour

I’ve been an athlete for 30 years—mainly racing mountain bikes, road bikes and running—but the food thing always eluded me in the complete picture.

I’ve known of Gale’s coaching and racing for a long time. So when I heard she was coming out with a book about nutrition and eating well, I was excited to see what ideas were going to be in the book. I read Become a Fat Burning Machine and I found the information exciting and accurate. I have known sugar to be the cause of metabolic syndrome and a catalyst of many other diseases including one of my…Read More »

Weight-Loss Success: How Janice Scott Became a Fat Burning Machine™

Think you can’t lose weight? Think again. Get inspired by Janice Scott, a Fat Burning Machine™, real-life weight-loss success story. Her journey and weight loss can be your motivation to become a #FatBurningMachine.

I have been in competitive athletics all my life but have never been “skinny”. Previously when I have lost weight it has been with lots of exercise and restrictive calories. I didn’t have to do that with this program. What I found is when I cut out the carbs and applied the Burner principals, I had trouble eating enough!

The Burner technique that helped me the most…Read More »

Miracle Intervals, Exercise, Weight Loss


If you’ve ever struggled to lose weight and keep it off, you’re not alone. Millions of Americans suffer from Metabolic Syndrome and insulin resistance. This stacks the deck against them in their weight loss goals. But the right food and the right kind of exercise can flip the switch, and turn on their ability to burn fat and lose weight. Adding what former Olympic trainer, Gale Bernhardt, calls “Miracle Intervals,” to a moderate walking or biking exercise program is the secret sauce to blasting through weight loss stalls.

Bob’s Story

Bob started his weight loss journey when…Read More »

Beat Metabolic Syndrome


Meet Bob. Bob’s doctor has recommended he make some lifestyle changes to get control of rising blood sugar levels. Bob made the decision to become a Fat-Burning Machine, for his health and for his family. We’re going to be there, every step of the way, as Bob flips the switch – and we hope you’ll join in. Let’s congratulate Bob for taking a powerful and positive step!

Join Bob – Create Your Weight Loss Success Story

Take these four steps to begin losing weight and breaking through the roadblocks of insulin resistance and metabolic syndrome that have…Read More »

Featured on Good Morning America: Jump-Start Your 2016 Weight-Loss With ‘Fat-Burning Machine’ Diet Tips

Mike Berland and Deborah Roberts of Good Morning America share the top strategies for getting a jump-start on weight loss in 2016 using the principals of the Fat-Burning Machine 12-week diet and exercise program. Berland puts Robert through the Miracle Intervals developed by former Olympic coach, Gale Berland and demonstrates how easy it is to flip the switch and train your body to be a Fat-Burning Machine….Read More »

Flip the Switch…and Become a Fat Burning Machine

I am a problem solver. I find solutions for my clients who face big challenges.  Whether they are politicians like Bill Clinton, Mike Bloomberg or Hillary Clinton who seek elective office, or major companies like Facebook, Playboy, the National Hockey League or Estee Lauder who need help with branding, I am the guy people turn to when they want to get the job done. I’ve solved a lot of problems in the past two decades!

But while I was finding solutions for everyone else, I faced one myself that I couldn’t seem to fix.  My weight. I had been gaining 1…Read More »

“I never dreamed this would happen to me – it’s a miracle!”

A Fat Burning Machine Testimonial

Janet Reuss

I have been obese for the last 20 years. I could never understand why I couldn’t lose weight.  I’m intelligent and have plenty of will power, but diets didn’t work for me. I’ve yo-yo dieted and tried all the popular programs, like Jenny Craig and Weight Watchers, but I never succeeded. I always felt terrible about not losing weight, and blamed myself for failing.

Desperate, I researched Duke University’s health and wellness program and decided to give it a try. I lived on campus for four weeks in a very…Read More »